University of Rochester News (June 19, 2008)
06/19/2008 05:45 AM
@Rochester: June 19, 2008
@Rochester: June 19, 2008
Today's Forecast: Showers, High 65°
Tomorrow: Showers, High 69°
In Today's Issue
- Field Hockey Goaltender Named Academic All-American
- Memorial Art Gallery Receives Piece of Rochester History
- Relax on Quad, Listen to Melodies from the University's Tower Bells
- Event Highlight: Gallery Highlights Tour
- Rochester in the News: Ramon Ricker on Teaching Entrepreneurial Skills
- In Higher Education: Study Finds Little Benefit in New SAT
News and Announcements
Field Hockey Goaltender Named Academic All-American
For the second straight year, field hockey goaltender Rachel Cahan '08 has been named to the ESPN The Magazine
Academic All-America At-Large Team. She is the fourth Rochester student-athlete to earn Academic All-America honors this year. Read more...
Memorial Art Gallery Receives Piece of Rochester History
As the city of Rochester moves ahead with plans to raze Midtown Plaza, the property's former owner has donated a commemorative painting of the historic mall to the Memorial Art Gallery. Edith Lunt Small's "Midtown Plaza 1962–1987" is a virtual Who's Who of Rochester during the era. The work goes on public view July 2. (Due to an error in yesterday's issue, this item did not display properly for most readers. Our apologies for any inconvenience.) Read more...
Relax on Quad, Listen to Melodies from the University's Tower Bells
Eastman Quadrangle will once again provide a backdrop for the annual Hopeman Memorial Summer Carillon Recital Series. Free and open to the public, the series will begin on Monday, July 7, and continue over the next four Mondays. Read more...
Rochester in the News
The Chronicle for Higher Education (June 20)
"Entrepreneurship 101: Not Just for Business School Anymore"
Entrepreneurship is a natural fit for performing artists, says Ramon Ricker, senior associate dean for professional studies at the Eastman School. "We're trying to give our students tools that they will use to make the road to success in music a little smoother," he says. "To be successful, you can't just be a good player. You have to have some entrepreneurial savvy." Read more...
In Higher Education
New York Times (June 18)
"Study Finds Little Benefit in New SAT"
"The revamped SAT, expanded three years ago to include a writing test, predicts college success no better than the old test, and not quite as well as a student's high school grades, according to studies released Tuesday by the College Board, which owns the test." Read more...
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